# Physics

Two resistors of equal resistance are connected in series with each other and are connected to a battery that produces a potential difference of 8 V. If the current is 0.2 A what is the value of each resistance?

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1. R1 = R2 = V1/I = 0.5*8/0.2 = 20 Ohms.

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